• Art Brut in America: The Incursion of Jean Dubuffet

    Art Brut in America: The Incursion of Jean Dubuffet is the first major U.S. exhibition to explore the introduction of art brut to America. The nearly two hundred works of art on view, by both canonical and lesser-known art brut figures, were amassed and identified as art brut by French artist Jean Dubuffet, beginning in […]

  • Philharmonic Principal Players Series: Anthony McGill

    Recognized as one of the classical music world’s finest solo, chamber and orchestral musicians, Anthony McGill was named Principal Clarinet of the New York Philharmonic effective September 15, 2014. He previously served as Principal Clarinet of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Associate Principal Clarinet of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.

  • Frank Sinatra at 100

    One hundred years after his birth, Frank Sinatra remains a household name, and his songs are evocative to multiple generations. This marathon, in three parts, hosted by Jonathan Schwartz (host of WNYC’s The Jonathan Channel), features an impressive roster of performers singing 100 of Sinatra’s greatest songs.

  • Andrea del Sarto: The Renaissance Workshop in Action

    From about 1515 until his death, Andrea del Sarto (1486–1530) ran the most successful and productive workshop in Florence, not only leaving his native city richly decorated with his art but also greatly influencing the art produced in the remainder of the century.

  • Steely Dan

    Steely Dan will be offering their New York fans an opportunity to hear the band’s three decade plus record catalogue when Walter Becker and Donald Fagen take the Beacon Theatre stage for an eight night residency starting October 6, 2015. The band has previously performed historic multi-night stands at the Beacon in 2009, 2011 and 2013, staging complete performance of several of their classic albums in their entirety along with “Popular Demand” and “Greatest Hits” evenings.

  • Alberto Burri: The Trauma of Painting

    This major retrospective exhibition—the first in the United States in more than 35 years and the most comprehensive ever mounted—showcases the pioneering work of Italian artist Alberto Burri (1915–1995).

  • The 15th Annual DUMBO Dance Festival

    For four nights and three days experience a marathon of dance innovation from 75 contemporary dance troupes combining 325 performing artists presenting works from solo to full company. Dancers from across the United States, Canada, Hungary, Korea and Italy join the bold innovators of New York’s dance scene to offer an Instagram of the current directions in dance.

  • More Mutable Than You

    “What happens when two unknown entities create work together?”

  • Celebrating the Music of Bill Withers

    It’s a lovely day when you get to hear the likes of D’Angelo and Dr. John salute this American classic who scored his first hit, “Ain’t No Sunshine” at 31! And Bill will be there, too!

  • Laurie Anderson: Habeas Corpus

    Iconic performance artist Laurie Anderson expands upon her work fusing storytelling and technology, creating an installation and performance piece that examines lost identity, memory, and the resiliency of the human body and spirit.